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Subchapter U. GENERAL PROVISIONS


Sec.


56.451.    Availability of normal Commission procedures.
56.452.    Applications for modification or exception.
56.453.    Inconsistent tariff provisions.

Authority

   The provisions of this Subchapter U issued under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  1401—1419, unless otherwise noted.

Source

   The provisions of this Subchapter U adopted October 7, 2011, effective October 8, 2011, 41 Pa.B. 5473, unless otherwise noted.

Cross References

   This subchapter cited in 52 Pa. Code §  56.1 (relating to statement of purpose and policy); 52 Pa. Code §  56.251 (relating to statement of purpose and policy); and 52 Pa. Code §  56.252 (relating to definitions).

§ 56.451. Availability of normal Commission procedures.

 Nothing in this chapter prevents a person or a public utility from pursuing other Commission procedures in a case not described in this chapter.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  56.451 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 1301, 1401—1419, 1501 and 1509.

Source

   The provisions of this §  56.451 amended May 31, 2019, effective June 1, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 2815. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (359070).

§ 56.452. Applications for modification or exception.

 (a)  If unreasonable hardship to a person or to a public utility results from compliance with a section in this chapter or a technological advance permits an enhanced level of customer service, application may be made to the Commission for modification of the section or for temporary exemption from its requirements. The adoption of this chapter by the Commission will in no way preclude it from altering or amending it under the applicable statutory procedures, nor will the adoption of this chapter preclude the Commission from granting temporary exemptions in exceptional cases.

 (b)  A person or public utility that files an application under this section shall provide notice to persons who may be affected by the modification or temporary exemption. Notice may be made by a bill insert or in another reasonable manner.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  56.452 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 1301, 1401—1419, 1501 and 1509.

Source

   The provisions of this §  56.452 amended May 31, 2019, effective June 1, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 2815. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (359070).

§ 56.453. Inconsistent tariff provisions.

 A tariff provision inconsistent with this chapter is deemed nonoperative and superseded by this chapter.



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